Five nice mice are sitting in the garden one night when Baba hears faint music in the distance. What can this wonderful sound be? They decide to go and find out, and they discover a fabulous frog concert. But mice aren’t allowed in. So they return home and decide to form an orchestra of their own—no frogs allowed. They practice and practice, and finally put on a great show. When all the cheers die down, the mice are shocked to see an audience full of frogs! It turns out that you can’t keep good music to yourself after all. Here is a funny and imaginative story, illustrated by remarkably cute art.
Flurina und das Wildvöglein
28 Pages 978-600-6729-01-5
Orell Füssli, Koodakan Publishing House, Iran
Flurina wanders across meadows and fields and finds an orphaned wild bird. She nurses it well and gives it back the freedom. Then she finds a treasure!
Once upon a time, in the old days there were a thousand and one houses; under the gray blue sky. The last house was a large house with seven doors. Seven girls lived there with their old mother.
Each of the doors opened to a girl's room. Every night, it was the turn of one of them to fetch the big set of keys from their mother and lock all the doors. That was because a frightening monster lived nearby. He watched out every one, waiting to see an open door and enter the house.
All of the old woman's daughters were talented. The first one was a cook and cooked the most delicious foods. The second one was a tailor and made the most beautiful dresses. The third one knitted beautiful things with colorful wools. The fourth daughter made comfortable and light shoes. The fifth one was a skilled barber and unique in making up brides. The sixth one painted so much pictures that you couldn't even imagine. But the seventh daughter…
The seventh daughter who was called Salty did not like such works. She used to make small crumbs out of the dried breads and gave them to the birds. She then sang beautiful songs for them with her beautiful voice. The birds loved her songs and gathered around her and once they ate their meal well, they would all stay by her side and listen to her amazing songs for hours. One night when it was Salty's turn to lock all the doors…
Genius Ideas (Mostly)- Tom Gates 4
322 Pages 978-600-8025-58-0
Seeing Delia without her sunglasses on is a BIG shock for Tom, but that's nothing compared with the surprise that Dad has in store with his new-found fitness regime! He says he's going to compete at the school Sports Day. Can you even imagine the horrendous shame that will bring? Meanwhile Tom, Derek and Norman are also busy with a training regime of their own - practising with Dogzombies to make sure they're ready for the school talent show. The highs and lows of Tom's life are funnier and more extreme than ever in this fourth wicked diary from the Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning series!
This book is based on Ghaboosnameh or the book of Qabus which is a major work of Persian Literature from the eleventh century (c. 1080 AD). It includes different kinds of stories from ancient times. The stories outline noble education, manners, and conduct in ethical didactic prose.